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on assigned to intelligence analysts and personnel from other government associated with jttf and including boston police, more than 1,000 law enforcement officers across many agencies have been assigned to this investigation. they begin can vags go sources. reviewing government and public source databases and conducting interviews with eyewitnesses and others to determine who is responsible for this crime. we are doing this methodically, carefully and yet with a sense of urgency. all across the nation and around the world, the force of the united states is working hard to locate those responsible. already the f.b.i. has received more than 2,000 tips as of noon today. many of which have been reviewed analyzed and vetted. we will continue to work around the clock tirelessly with our partners to continue to investigate and act on these leads. regarding who might be suspected of this event, the investigation is in its infancy. as law enforcement it's our responsibility to thoroughly review each and every piece of evidence. some of our activity you may see. some of it you won't. but rest assure
. this is president bush. >> i want to reassure the american people that the full resources of the federal government are working to assist local authorities to save lives and to help the victims of these attacks. make no mistake, the united states will hunt down and punish those responsible for these cowardly acts. >> megyn: how important were those remarks and the remarks that president bush would make in the days after, to setting the tone and steeling our resolve in this country. >> the it's important, our president is our president no matter what the party or the philosophy might be, he's the president of the united states and i think it's important for the president to speak out. president bush on september 11th, 2001 was anxious to get back to washington daimler-chrysler so he could demonstrate he was in fact the president of all the people. of course washington d.c. had been a target area as well and the secret service and others were saying please don't go back there until we know more about the nature of the attack, he was anxious to get back and important to speak to the american people an
been deployed looking at garbage cans inch philadelphia, increased patrol around government buildings and sporting events inch chicago there are more cops at the blackhawks game. insuring city mayor michael bloomberg says every city is a potential target. >> atit's tragic we had this reminder, and we don't need these reminders, it would be easier if we just did pay attention, about if yesterday doesn't refresh your memory i don't know what would. reporter: it's been 30 years since new york city suffered a similar deadly street bombing like the one in boston yesterday. in the 7s and 80s it was at the fal and other groups that conducted various explosive devices, killing about 15 people , including that horrible 1975 bombing near wall street that killed four. >> neil: man, i'd almost forgotten those. thank you very much. >> americans are now clearly living in fear and usually goes something like this. where we the next bomb go off? can it we prevented in eric is a terror analyst. as soon as folks see the illinoiss they -- images they have been seeing on tv think start thinking, not only
.b.i. that is in charge of this investigation that has been taken over, of course, by the feds, by the federal government. that is who is in charge of this at this point in time. they are asking anyone to call with any little bit of information that you may have if you were anywhere near the scene where these explosions occurred. pieces of video -- they say no piece of information is too small. megyn, steve, brian. >>brian: ocean avenue and revere, is that anywhere near where you are? >> we're not particularly that close to revere. we're downtown boston, a little bit farther away. we have reports an apartment building has been searched there, an apartment has been searched in relation to this investigation to let you know this investigation is still unfolding. >>steve: thank you very much. >>brian: seemed to be a vacant amendment. we go live to washington following the f.b.i. search for whoever is responsible for this terror attack. anything more on the saudi that is in the hospital being treated for burns? >> still questioning him and he is cooperating. we'll get to that a little bit more in the body of
on the phone all afternoon with police and fire officials, with sources i have in the federal government. i'm on the intelligence committee also. we will be getting a briefing on this tomorrow. no, this has to be a full-court press. bill, i hope this is a wakeup call to members of congress. we have had people in the senate, in particular, talking about reducing aid, for instance for the new york city police department and its counter terrorism efforts. somehow the feeling is because we haven't been successfully attacked in 11 years that we have nothing to worry about. well, if anything good can come out of such a horrible event as today maybe a wakeup call. we have enemies out to destroy us. they never let up. many ways more treacherous than they were before. since september 11th. metastasized and mored. under the radar screen. we have to be aggressive and on top of this. once somebody arrives at an event with explosive device. it's very difficult to it stop them. you can have all the security but the real way to stop it is by intelligence beforehand and going out into communities and findi
spoken with leaders and assured them the federal government will do everything in his power to help survivors and the president prom prised th the -- promised they will find those responsible. >> we do not know who did this or y people shouldn't jump to conclusions before we have the facts but we will get to the bottom this and find out who did this and why they did this. any response -- any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice. >> that is just after 6:00 this evening, washington time, boston time. after the president spoke workers at the u.s. capitol lowered the flag there in memory of the innocent people who died today. doug mcelway is live in washington this tuesday morning what is the mood been there in hours after attacks? >> there are three components to it. washington is on alert z it's huge investigative capabilities ramping up. the president put think the way. >> i just want to reiterate we'll find out who did this and hold them accountable. >> in his statement from a briefing room this evening the president did not use the wo
: also right now the president pledging his full support to the city of boston promising every government resource to help the city keep safe and find the killer or killers responsible here. plus, a 78-year-old runner knocked down by the blast becomes one of the most iconic images so far in this horrific and still developing story. he's going to join us with his incredible experience. and nearly 200 people are now recovering from their injuries as john just reported, including more than a dozen in critical condition. we are going to speak to a doctor about the uphill battle some of these victims now face on the road to recovery. it's all "happening now." hi, everybody, great to have you with us today, i'm jenna lee. jon: i'm jon scott. the search intensifies for the person or persons who successfully detonated two bombs, powerful enough to tear the limbs from bystanders at the boston marathon finish line. this as investigators from across the country comb through thousands of photos and pieces of video taken at the finish line, and try to process the most complex crime scene in the histor
by the government, and i will tell you this, that in an airport it is secure, but it is something that you don't see, you don't feel, you don't feel oppressed, but i will tell you in our airports, which is the most secure environment, in comparison we have no security whatsoever. in israel, in israel there's one thing that they do, they have the good of the whole and they sacrifice their personal predooms. here our personal freedoms trump everything. >> mark furman, thanks for being with us tonight. we appreciate your insight. >> now we go to molly line standing by. what is the very latest? >> as you can see behind me this is still a very active scene. the ambulances are lined up all the way down columbus avenue, as they have been throughout the afternoon. the area around where the bombs actually went off will remain shutdown tomorrow. and the governor, deval patrick, saying boston will be open tomorrow, open for business but not business as usual. essentially there will be a heightened presence, a heightened police presence in the city of boston. if you are riding the transit system that there coul
the resources from the department and others on behalf of the federal government to help boston recover from he had yesterday. i ask for your patience and your understanding as we continue to pursue leads together, evidence and to get to the bottom of who did this and why. thank you. >> thank you. good morning. my name is ed davis. i'm the police commissioner for the city of boston. we are in the process of securing and processing the most complex crime scene that we've dealt with in the history of our department. we are doing that under the direction of the fbi and in partnership with the atf we secured the perimeter with members of the national far and the general is here. i would like to thank the people who are working closely with us. we received offers of assistance from chicago, los angeles. units have responded here from new york city and baltimore and we are working very closely with all of our partners on this complex investigation. i, i want to stress that the area around the crime scene which was yesterday was 15 blocks has been reduced to about 12 blocks at this point in time. we w
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